Christenberry H. Abernathy

1854–22 November 1936 (Age 82)
Georgia, United States

The Life of Christenberry H.

When Christenberry H. Abernathy was born in 1854, in Georgia, United States, his father, James Abernathy, was 39 and his mother, Lucinda Allison, was 36. He married Ruth Ann Adams on 9 January 1875, in White, Georgia, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in District 268, Hall, Georgia, United States in 1900 and Lula, Hall, Georgia, United States in 1920. He died on 22 November 1936, in Hall, Georgia, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Gillsville, Hall, Georgia, United States.

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Christenberry H. Abernathy
Ruth Ann Adams
Marriage: 9 January 1875
William Edmond Abernathy
Charles Gusta Abernathy
Lula A. Abernathy
Mattie Abernathy
Annie Abernathy
Andy A. Abernathy
Osborn Abernathy
Nola Abernathy

Spouse and Children

9 January 1875
White, Georgia, United States


+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings


    Lucinda Allison





    Francis Abernathy


    Sidney Smith Abernathy


    Jay Abernathy


World Events (8)


Age 7

Civil War History - Some 11,000 Georgians gave their lives in defense of their state a state that suffered immense destruction. But wars end brought about an even more dramatic figure to tell: 460,000 African-Americans were set free from the shackles of slavery to begin new lives as free people.

Age 9

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 22

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.

Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from Abernethy in southeastern Perthshire. The place name is of Pictish origin, meaning ‘mouth of the river Nethy’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Chryss H Abernathy, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Christenberry Abernathy, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Chris Abernathey, "United States Census, 1900"

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